Pathways Office

Office of Service Learning Pathways to Careers in STEAM Education

Celebrating 15 Years of Creating Change

The Pathways Office in partnership with the Pre-College Institute, the College of Education, and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has provided in-class and after school support in Math, Science, AVID, English, Spanish, and Early Literacy at 25 local partner schools.

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Apply To Become a Service Learning Tutor!

Pathways provides SDSU students a supportive learning community of scholars who enroll in a service-learning course and engage in an early fieldwork experience. We provide SDSU students the opportunity to:

Empower yourself through education. Enroll today!

Our courses provide tutors with a collaborative service-learning experience to develop professional skills through reflective practice. We have course options available to you that can accommodate your academic and professional goals through theory and practice as a service-learning tutor.

Anahi Aragon

Tutor Highlight

My favorite memory of tutoring is having a student tell me that my story as a first-generation college student from immigrant parents made them feel seen as a student and being inspired to want to go college because it is possible.
Anahi Aragon '23
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The Service-learning component of Pathways is the key to building capacity for our program. The two components of these courses: (1) university course work in tandem with (2) tutoring at partner schools equips you with skills to be an effective tutor and will guide you on forming reciprocal relationships with students and teachers.

Meets Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2PM - 3:30PM.

Hybrid flexible in-person offering.

Instructor: Liz Buffington

TE 362 Fall 2019 Class

Meets Mondays from 4PM - 6:40PM.

Synchronous online

Instructor: Kyra Freeburg

Meets Mondays & Wednesdays from 2PM - 3:15PM.

In-person with hybrid flexible offereing. 

Instructor: Nadia Rohlinger


Teaching for Transformation

empower yourself through education

The Service-Learning component of our courses provides a strong foundation for students looking to pursue and foster an understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures, languages, and perspectives through reflection and reflexivity. The interdisciplinary nature of Pathways is the bridge to cross generational impact through the development of cultural proficiency.

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We are located in North Education 280

San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1154

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